Western Growers Assurance Trust is pleased to announce its executive forum on Health Care Reform last week in Salinas was standing room only– and there are still many more opportunities for members throughout California and Arizona to attend one of these important events.
The State of California Announced one local nonprofit as a 2012 Integrated Pest Management Innovator, tapping the Coalition for Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship (CURES) for its work reducing pesticide use in agricultural areas and providing less toxic alternatives to creating partnerships and developing educational materials.
Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) staff has confirmed that Cal/OSHA will issue citations to operations that transport workers on tractor-mounted transportation units (TTUs). TTUs are commonly used to transport irrigators from one end of a field to the other and for other on-farm transportation.
WG President and CEO Tom Nassif spoke to more than 500 growers and others associated with Paramount Farms at its annual conference Thursday in Visalia. Nassif talked to the group about the latest news in immigration reform and the success of the independent expenditure committee Family Farmers Working for a Better California ...